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Are there counterfeit Martin guitars?

Counterfeit guitars typically make use of cheaper laminate wood. If they differ, it means the wood is a laminate, not solid. With our counterfeit Martin D-45, the back and sides of the guitar are laminated, telling us that it is not authentic.

Is a Martin guitar an investment?

Martins are an investment of a LIFETIME. The rest are just guitars to me. Martin for a long time had lots of good wood to use. They don’t grow wood like that anymore and its getting used up.

What are Martin guitars known for?

It is highly respected for its acoustic guitars and is a leading manufacturer of flat top guitars. The company has also made mandolins and as well as several models of electric guitars and electric basses, although none of these other instruments are currently in production.

Are any Martin Guitars made in China?

Please don’t suggest that through a quirk of international law that a Chinese made guitar with the Martin name on it could be legally sold in the US as an original Martin. It is purely a sophist argument and can’t hold water. Again, there is no such thing as a Chinese made Martin guitar.

Do Martins hold their value?

Any “new” Martin will lose value as soon as it’s purchased, up to 40 percent of retail. “Vintage” Martins can appreciate, but not “used” ones. With 2-3k, even with bank interest you’ll be earning a return on your investment, and starting right away.

Is Martin 000 15m worth it?

The 000-15 tone is very sweet, warm and pleasing to my ears. I was always and still a fan of mahogany made guitars. I was looking for a made in America Martin that didn”t break the bank and I found it in the 000-15. Overall, the 000-15 provides great sound, playability, and quality.

What kind of guitar is a Martin D-45?

Each D-45 in this catalog deserves your undivided attention, but for the sake of kicking things off, let’s touch a bit on the Standard Series D-45 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar.

Which is the best Martin guitar in China?

China Manufacturer with main products: Martin D45 Guitar China, Best Acoustic Guitar Martin D45, Martin Dreadnought D45 Guitars Standard Series

What kind of wood is a Martin guitar made of?

Boasting a solid spruce top, traditional Martin bracing pattern, rich solid rosewood sides and abalone hexagon inlays used as position markets on the bound ebony fingerboard, this guitar will leave even the most veteran player awestruck.

What kind of guitar is the Martin Dreadnought?

The importance of C.F. Martin & Company dreadnought guitars cannot be overstated. Since 1833, they’ve been specializing in a wide variety of acoustic stringed instruments, and today their dreadnoughts are considered by many pros to be the finest.